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VP of Engineering, RFIC

Company: Innova Solutions
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Innova Solutions is immediately hiring for a VP of Engineering, RFIC.Position Type: Direct HireDuration: Full TimeLocation: San Diego, CA 92123 (Onsite)As a(n) VP of Engineering, RFIC you will:Major purpose: Management: Planning, resource allocation, hiring employee retention, performance management, mentor junior engineers including in house engineers at multiple locations and contractors. Achieving both technical, timeline, and costing project goals.Market Knowledge and Product Competitiveness: Closely working with marketing and sales team to understand the product features, specifications, timeline, and monitor competitor's development.Technical Leadership: Work with the Product Design teams and others to define IP block functionality and performance specifications. Project management to ensure on-time completion. Technical oversight of all phases of design, layout, and characterization of IP blocks, while maximizing reusability across multiple products. Proper execution of established design and verification flow using CAD tools from Cadence, Mentor Graphics. Ensure engineer follows established design and verification flow with detailed design review and check list sign off. Ensure documentation of all relevant design information to educate others on IP block usage and novel design techniques. Occasional circuit design work to assess architecture selection and supplement team resources. Oversight of control and application software integration is also required.Qualification Production Program and Product Support: Establish a qualification program for production IC for reliability, environmental, and life cycle compliance. Establish a high-volume production program with pass-fail criteria and yield analysis. Work with Applications, Product, and Manufacturing Engineers to help answer customer questions, assess field failures, and support yield improvements.CAD Tool Management and Server: Negotiate with vendors for appropriate CAD tools to support the design and verification flow. Working with IT department to ensure sufficient licenses and server resources for the team and achieve cost and performance balance. Work with consultant/IT department for CAD tool installation, updates, and database maintenance and backup.Foundry Partner: Maintain good relationship with TSMC and Global Foundries. Ensure timely tape out and delivery, PDK update, and resolution of technical questionsLab and Test Equipment: Establish testing requirements for RF, DC, Thermal, ensure availability test setup and equipment to satisfy the test plan, establish budget and procurement and maintenance plan.AMS Infrastructure & Methodology: Contribute to requirements documentation, tool selection and methodology development.Product Capability Development: Work with Design, Marketing, Modeling and Process Technology teams to drive the definition and development of SOI process technology, modeling requirements, IP roadmaps, and product platforms to enable Product Design to rapidly build RFICs and integrate them into products.Reporting and Presentation: Performs presentations to senior management and customers on progress and status of various projects. Establish overall budget and schedule and update on monthly basis.IP Generation: work with engineers to capture innovative idea and prepare for IP filing with the IP/legal team.Competency RequirementsIn order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Delegating Responsibility: Provides people with clear objectives and allows them to take ownership for their goals; gives people a mix of tasks that challenge but do not overwhelm them; acts as a resource people can utilize to help accomplish their goals.Managing Performance: Clearly defines and communicates roles and responsibilities; holds people accountable for accomplishing objectives; recognizes and rewards people who achieve results and deliver on performance expectations; provides effective feedback on performance.Making Accurate Judgements and Decisions: Bases decisions on a systematic review of relevant facts and information; avoids making assumptions or rushing to judgment; provides clear rationale for decisions.Developing Plans: Clearly defines goals and the actions required to accomplish them; considers possible changes, constraints or other obstacles that might impact plans; accurately estimates time and resources need to accomplish tasks. Ability to deal with changes in the system requirements and manage and modify the design specifications and target to meet such changes.Acting Decisively: Moves quickly to make decisions and commit to a clear course of action; comfortable making decisions based on partial information; willing to take risks in order to maintain momentum; shows a strong bias toward action.Major functions: 5+ years management experience leading a design engineering team.12+ years of experience developing Analog/Mixed-Signal/RFIC circuit blocks and products.An expert in Analog / mixed-signal IC circuit design: amplifiers, references, LDO regulators, data converters, switched capacitor circuits, charge pumps, digital interfaces.Able to effectively supervise layout designers.Understanding the design and verification flow for both Analog/RF and digital circuitsAble to lead and integrate digital design and software functions into a product.Experience in high volume, commercial CMOS ICs (bulk or SOI)Understand different semiconductor process and characteristic, process corners and variations, random and systemic deviations, temperature and voltage variations, performance/cost trade-off.CAD tools: understanding the CAD tool for Analog, RF circuit design and verification, digital RTL, synthesis, P&R tool.Strong sense of urgency to meet product requirements on schedule.Team player, able to work effectively within international groups department and cross functionally with other teams.Ability to mentor junior engineers.Technical/Functional skills: Familiarity with RFIC products and applicationsUnderstanding of FPGA integration and application interfacesKnowledge of IC fabrication and how this impacts circuit performance.Software tools: Cadence, Synopsis, Mentor Graphics, Excel, JMP, Matlab, ADS, HFSSEducation/Experience/Licenses etc.:BSEE, advanced degrees (Master of PhD in EE) preferred.The ideal candidate will have: 12+ years of experience developing Analog/Mixed-Signal/RFIC circuit blocks and products.Qualified candidates should APPLY NOW for immediate consideration! Please hit APPLY to provide the required information, and we will be back in touch as soon as possible.Thank you!PAY RANGE AND BENEFITS:Pay Range*: $250K-$380K.*Pay range offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors, including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc.Benefits: Innova Solutions offers benefits( based on eligibility) that include the following: Medical & pharmacy coverage, Dental/vision insurance, 401(k), Health saving account (HSA) and Flexible spending account (FSA), Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, Short term and Long term Disability, Accident & Critical illness coverage, Pre-paid legal & ID theft protection, Sick time, and other types of paid leaves (as required by law), Employee Assistance Program (EAP).ABOUT INNOVA SOLUTIONS: Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Innova Solutions employs approximately 50,000 professionals worldwide and reports an annual revenue approaching $3 Billion. Through our global delivery centers across North America, Asia, and Europe, we deliver strategic technology and business transformation solutions to our clients, enabling them to operate as leaders within their fields.Website: Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits any kind of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Innova Solutions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national origin, citizenship, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by the statutes, rules, and regulations in the locations where it operates. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us at or (770) 493-5588. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. Innova Solutions encourages all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. Innova Solutions (HireGenics/Volt) does not discriminate against applicants based on citizenship status, immigration status, or national origin, in accordance with 8 U.S.C. * 1324b.PDN-98f0f7be-ee01-45de-ba38-cd778c2c7008

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